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Finch and Fork

31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
+1 805-879-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 18 min
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
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11 - 20 of 405 reviews

Reviewed August 16, 2017

This restaurant is gorgeous and very tasty! The service was amazing and very friendly. The food was great! We enjoyed our time here!

Thank Samantha H
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Samantha H So happy that you enjoyed your time here with us at Finch and Fork. We are always happy to hear that our customers are having a grand time dining here. Come join us again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Great experience from the moment we we arrived at this upscale (but casual) restaurant. Menu is exactly what you'd expect for "California cuisine " / modern American with a good wine selection. Service was friendly and efficient. Most importantly, the food was excellent: good ingredients...More

Thank MattN69
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

MattN69 We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us so much. We love how detailed your review is and are excited to share the comments with our staff. Come join us again soon! Cheers.

Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Great staff. Superb buttermilk fried chicken. Excellent fish options. Healthy options for mom and dad and plenty great options for kids. Incredible after dinner milk shake.......so addictive and tasty

Thank Paul T
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Paul T We love to hear that you were pleased with the selection on our menu! Chef pours his heart into each dish so when people appreciate the choices, we love to pass along the message! Cheers.

Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at F&F last night. The atmosphere was nicely casual, we had a booth which was very comfortable. Service was attentive, our server was very knowledgable about the items on the menu and keen to help make decisions. We had a selection of items...More

Thank lime w
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

lime w So glad you enjoyed your meal with us! We work hard to make sure you get a great experience when you come here and it looks like you got that feeling from us! Come join us again soon, Cheers!

Reviewed July 26, 2017

The Chop salad at the Finch and Fork was the best salad I have ever eaten. If I hadn't been on a job interview while eating it, I would have run my finger around the bottom of the plate to get every last drip of...More

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Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

wallyparedes So happy to hear you had a great meal with us! We highly recommend the running your finger around the bottom of the plate trick next time you come in. Cheers!

Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is a must for dining when in Santa Barbara! We were there for dinner on "Wine Down Wednesday" to celebrate a 90th Birthday. What a great bargain on wine, we started off with a Carr 2014 Sangiovese for 1/2 price, a very good deal....More

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Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

SDFamily5 We are so glad you had fun celebrating with us! We love our local wines here at F&F and glad you enjoyed our Wine Down Wednesday program. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to Curtis and the rest of our...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Worth getting there for happy hour. Two times eating and enjoying this place. Everything on menu very good and unique.

Thank JoyDana
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

JoyDana So happy you enjoyed your time with us both times! We love our Monday-Friday happy hour. Our garlic fries are a must. Come join us again soon, Cheers!

Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Dinner on a Thursday night- the food was amazing and the service was impeccable- creative cocktails ( fig infused wild turkey!!) amazing bites ( just get the flat bread- you will not be sorry), lovely salmon, etc, etc. one of the best meals I've ever...More

Thank DVansinden
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

DVansinden We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal here with us! We work hard to keep our staff always learning and growing, and hearing there service is impeccable is music to our ears! We will be sure to pass the message...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a hotel restaurant, so pricey, but the excution is very good, and more important, it is way up there in quality considering what's on offer in SB. Serious about farm to table and local sourcing. The service is excellent and the setting attractive....More

Thank Thomas J
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thomas J We are so happy you saw the value in your meal! We strive to put locally sourced and delicious items on our menu and we love to hear when people notice. Come join us again soon! Cheers.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

The restaurant is a lovely environment and the staff are great are know a lot about what they serve. I am coeliac and they knew exactly how to prepare gluten free food properly and avoid cross contamination. The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented....More

Thank hazjaz203
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

hazjaz203 We are so thrilled that you were able to enjoy a gluten-free experience here with us! We hope you will come join us again. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$24 - $40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212 (Formerly Finch & Fork Restaurant)
    (Chapala)
  • Public Transportation: Main Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-879-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Finch & Fork is a Modern American Restaurant and Bar centrally located on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets in the heart of Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown. Chef James Siao draws inspiration from the vibrant local ingredients sourced from farmers and ranchers to craft an ingredient driven menu of delectable social plates and soul satisfying larger plates. His Cuisine is meant to be served with artisanal wines, craft cocktails, and great beers in the relaxed atmosphere of our bar, lounge, and dining room.
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